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Last updated: 25 September 2021
Status:Offizieller Zwischenbericht
Datum:Dienstag 27 Januar 1998
Flugzeugtyp:Silhouette image of generic F27 model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
Fluggesellschaft:Myanma Airways
Kennzeichen: XY-AES
Werknummer: 10576
Baujahr: 1978
Triebwerk: 2 Rolls-Royce Dart 532-7
Besatzung:Todesopfer: 1 / Insassen: 4
Fluggäste:Todesopfer: 15 / Insassen: 41
Gesamt:Todesopfer: 16 / Insassen: 45
Sachschaden: Zerstört
Konsequenzen: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Unfallort:Thandwe Airport (SNW) (   Myanmar)
Flugphase: Start (TOF)
Betriebsart:Inländischer planmäßiger Passagierflug
Flug von:Thandwe Airport (SNW/VYTD), Myanmar
Flug nach:Kyaukpyu Airport (KYP/VYKP), Myanmar
The aircraft reportedly suffered a no. 2 engine failure on takeoff. The F-27 swerved to the right off the runway, collided with an embankment and caught fire.

» ICAO Adrep Summary 1/98 (#38)
» Scramble 225


photo of Fokker-F-27600-XY-AES
accident date: 27-01-1998
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
registration: XY-AES
photo of Fokker-F-27600-OY-SRC
accident date: 27-01-1998
type: Fokker F-27 Friendship 600
registration: OY-SRC

This map shows the airport of departure and the intended destination of the flight. The line between the airports does not display the exact flight path.
Distance from Thandwe Airport to Kyaukpyu Airport as the crow flies is 133 km (83 miles).

This information is not presented as the Flight Safety Foundation or the Aviation Safety Network’s opinion as to the cause of the accident. It is preliminary and is based on the facts as they are known at this time.
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